Tamara Mandel

Freelance Annual Report Writer & Article Writer

Location:West Hollywood, California, United States
Phone: 8186310069
2 Skills
(818) 631-0069, TMandel007@gmail.com


Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
Master of Public Policy expected April 2011

W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
Master of Business Administration

The Washington Campus Washington, D.C.
Certificate in Business and Public Policy

National University Sherman Oaks, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science


West Hollywood City Council West Hollywood, CA
Intern for Mayor Abbe Land May 2009 – October 2010
• Generating correspondence including Mayoral Letters, Staff Reports, as well as outreach to media including: E-Newsletters, web publications
• Development of City events: Teen Summit, Meet The Mayor, Breast Cancer Awareness
• Research and development of City ordinances including renewable energy and anti-smoking

EveryWoman For Obama Los Angeles, CA
Director October 2008
• Developed and managed $70K budget
• Managed production team of over 100 people to build set, audio and video

No On 8, Equality For All Los Angeles, CA

Arizona Together Coalition Phoenix, AZ


Tre Reigne Films Los Angeles, CA
Business Development Consultant May 2008 – Present
• Developed strategic plan for start-up feature film company dedicated to produce meaningful media and create social awareness
• Advised management on improving all elements of business plan; including establishing optimum length and detailed analysis of commercial viability
• Developed a strategy to secure seed money ($30 million and $3 million options)

Artist Talent Management Pacific Palisades, CA
Business Development Consultant December 2007 – Present
Advised a start-up management company with business development and strategic development.
• Developed long-term strategy for growth and sustainability
• Developed brand resulting in increase visual recognition
• Defined potential growth opportunities resulting in increase of above-the-line staff

Circle of Friends Outpatient Services Los Angeles, CA
Program Director February 2002 – August 2007
Privately owned chain of six substance abuse treatment centers serving a population with co-occurring disorders.
• Developed company from inception to Program Director resulting in the opening of six sites
• Developed community relationships resulting in 40% increase in client base
• Designed training workshops for entire organization resulting in Board recognition for efficiency of improvements
Corporate Development April 2001 – September 2001
Primary responsibility focused on state legislation, policies, and licensing agreements.
• Developed and created over 350 policies and procedures for certification and licensure
• Secured community partnerships resulting in initial organizational funding contract
• Identified market opportunities

Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac, Mircosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat; Palisade @ Risk, PrecisionTree; Crystal Ball